Jim Dickinson – Klee’s Composers

Music Research Forum Jim Dickinson (BSU) Klee’s Composers Thursday 3 May, 1 – 2pm, MT.G18 Much of Paul Klee’s experimental oeuvre is concerned with his ideal of creating dynamic movement in the fixed medium of painting. Klee turned to his beloved music to find structural solutions to the temporal problems he would encounter and these…

Roger Heaton – Boulez Domaines: composition, performance and tradition.

Music Research Forum Roger Heaton (BSU) Boulez Domaines: composition, performance and tradition. Thursday 26th April, 1 – 2pm, MT.G18 Boulez’s Domaines for solo clarinet/clarinet and ensemble (1960-68) is a core work in the clarinet’s contemporary repertory despite its radical nature. This paper will discuss the genesis of the work and Boulez’s compositional strategies with reference to the sketches…